The Future of the ABC
Michael Mason is the Director of Radio with the ABC. He’s also Jon Faine’s boss. Jon had Michael on his morning show on ABC 774 Melbourne. Jon didn’t hold back in asking Michael Mason the tough questions on the future of ABC Radio.
“The ABC should only do on radio for instance, classical music, news radio and radio national – high brow stuff that you can’t get anywhere else and stop replicating or duplicating what commercial operators are already providing. …” asked Jon.
They talked and defined the role of radio in 2015, the ABC and where it is heading in the next five to ten years. The question is even asked about privatising triple j. It’s worth a listen below.